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Photos: O'Connell College Preparatory School 2018 Commencement

Family and friends of O'Connell College Preparatory School graduates filled The Grand 1894 Opera House for their Commencement ceremony Thur…

State building 'Big Man' reef off Jamaica Beach

Seven miles offshore of Jamaica Beach, the state is building an artificial reef that will develop into a teeming fish habitat — the first of its kind in public waters near Galveston Island.

Abbott promises 'action' on school safety

Thirty Santa Fe residents — among the students, parents, teachers, administrators and emergency responders — came to the state capital on Thursday to speak with Abbott at the third day of his school safety roundtable, an expert panel he announced hours after the shooting happened.

Local Sports

Photos: Clear Springs vs. Cy-Fair semifinal Game 1

The Clear Springs Chargers defeated the Cy-Fair Bobcats 2-1 in Game 1 of a Region III-6A semifinal playoff series on Thursday night.

Clear Springs gets out of jams, gets strong pitching to top Cy-Fair

Clear Springs got a strong pitching performance from ace Blake Schultz and worked some fielding magic to escape a pair of daunting jams, as the Chargers topped the Cy-Fair Bobcats, 2-1, in Game 1 of their best-of-three Region III-6A semifinal playoff series Thursday at Schroeder Park.

Summer running poses extra hazards

Now that the temperature has suddenly shot up almost to a midsummer point, it’s time to rethink some of the habits that worked fine all win…


Trump is right, it was about time to pardon Johnson

Years of tenacious lobbying by local people, celebrities and elected officials paid off Thursday when President Donald Trump signed a pardo…

Trump's next bold move: enact Juneteenth observance

President Trump’s pardon of Jack Johnson, Galveston’s most famous son, for crimes that were born of racist legislation serves as an excelle…

Lifeguards are out, but water safety beings with you

All the preparation is done. The equipment is ready, the planning is over, and the time for preparation transitions to the time for action.…

Weather Today

Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 70s.


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Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 70s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SE at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:30%
UV Index:10 Very High
Sunrise:06:22:42 AM
Sunset:08:10:36 PM

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